Difference between 4.4 and 4.5FW

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by zb123, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. zb123
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    Hi everyone, my 3dsxl is running 4.4 and I was wondering what the differences between 4.4 and 4.5 were and if it was worth finding a game to update to it. Thanks for the info, I couldn't find it easily online.
     
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    I think it was another one of those flash cart blocking updates.

    4.5 changelog:
    System stability improvements and other adjustments
    Further improvements to overall system stability and other minor adjustments have been made to enhance the user's experience.
     
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    Thanks, definitely not worth the update then.

    Yeah that basically spells "anti-Piracy". I'm sure there's some real stability problems that it fixed but not concerning enough for an update.
     
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    Just update to 4.5, it's still exploitable for the GW.
    Why not take advantage of the last Sysmenu that works with the GW if you want it?
     
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    Because it would require buying a game he wouldn't otherwise want and not offer him any real features?
     
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    Borrow the game?
    Go to a second hand gamestore and ask if you can try it for a minute?
    Friends with said game containing update?
     
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    Or you could do the alternative way that doesn't require you to buy a game ;)
     
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    I heard somewhere that ROMS aren't recommended for updating with, but if I was to do an update, I would just borrow a game from my local library.
     
  10. Technicmaster0

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    Because two of my flashcards don't work with 4.5 but with 4.4 :P
     
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    did you even read the title? :/
     
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    Lemme guess, shitty R4 clones?
    Best is to just shelf out some extra money for a proper flashcard (DSTwo etc)
    R4's work but there's a billion of them.
    Their just money printers for companies ;p
     
  13. Technicmaster0

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    Nope: A Ace3DS plus (no new revision; yep, it's a clone) and a faulty R4i 3DS from R4ids.cn (I decided against sending it back).
    By the way: I have a SCDS2, a GW3DS, a CycloDS iEvo and some more cards.
     
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    Ace3DS plus?
    Isn't that just an "improved" R4?

    Gheh, iEvo.
    I always was attracted to the card (DSi mode homebrew)
    But since I had no DSi I never gotten a chance to grab it.
    For me, I had a M3 Real once and upgraded to a DStwo (at DSTwo's launch)
    Before that, Supercard SD + Passkey/Passcard 3 all the way <3
     
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    I said that the Ace3DS is a clone :P At least I got it for free.
    I'm not that long in the scene but I have an EZPass 3 and an EZ Flash 4 lite deluxe for GBA games ;). In addition, I own a DS-Xtreme (I love the dancing LEDs function) and a R4i from R4issdhc.com which I bricked with an official update (altough I made nothing wrong...).
     
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    Yay GBA scene!
    DS-Xtreme is the best.
    Dancing LEDs yo ;o;

    I own a couple of flashcards.
    Nowadays, I never touch them...
     
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    gateway has been said to work from 4.1 to 4.5 so no difference there

    only if you need to play a retail game that has 4.5 but if you dont then just stick with 4.4
    dont fix whats not broken
     
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